|The history of the aviation field at College Park since 1918. - Munroe, Benjamin.|
Paper tracing the general development of aviation, air mail service from the College Park airport, the establishment of the Bureau of Standards radio beacon, motor testing, and aviation companies at College Park after 1918. Includes photographs. This paper was prepared as part of Munroe's initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society.
Keywords: Aeronautics -- Maryland -- History; College Park Airport -- History
|The history of the aviation field at College Park /Â by Ralph C. Van Allen. - Van Allen, Ralph C.|
Paper tracing the history of the airport and air training facilities established in College Park, Maryland, in 1909. Initial instruction to pilots at the College Park field was provided by the Wright brothers. This paper also contains information on early aviation firms operating out of College Park, including Rex Smith Aviation and Washington Aerospace companies. Van Allen's paper, prepared as part of initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society, also includes illustrations.
Keywords: Aeronautics -- Maryland -- College Park -- History; College Park Airport -- History